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Is our sense of community weakened by increased immigration?

Does increased immigration make us less willing to contribute to the common good? And if so, can personal contact and friendship remedy this reluctance? To find the answer, economists have studied room mates in the military.

Fly hunter has discovered 30 new species

A researcher has recently published a description of eight new non-biting midge species, but has found many more.

Caged blue mussels can be used to monitor the environment

Wild blue mussels can reveal the amounts of pollutants in the water. But can farmed mussels do the same job?

Tanks put an end to boring training

Games are fun. Exercise can be boring. But what if you could play and train at the same time?

Can farm animals stomach new types of feed?

Scientists aim to feed fish and farm animals using new ingredients produced from trees and macro algae. But how will this affect their health?

Infidelity can be forgiven – but at a cost

Most people who have been unfaithful do not believe it when their partner says they forgive them. And the fact that men often don’t realize that emotional infidelity is a problem just feeds the conflict.

Technology may be useful for children with disabilities

Researchers asked children and young people with disabilities to test watches and special smartphones. This technology can contribute to an everyday life with more play and entertainment.

Obesity can have a negative effect on sperm quality

There is a link between obesity and poor sperm quality. New research shows that fatty acids such as Omega-3 may be an important explanation.

How hepatitis C wages guerrilla warfare

Scientists have discovered how hepatitis C converts innocent cells into virus factories.

How tuberculosis hides in the body

The tuberculosis vaccine only works for children. It doesn’t protect you as an adult. Now we know more about how the bacterium avoids being detected.
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